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Earring

Its an earring and its sliver with peyote bird motif

A Buffalo Bill Center of the West Virtual Exhibit
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NA.502.53
Ginger Otipoby | Comanche | ...
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Exhibit notes: Tribe:Comanche Date:Unknown Object:Earrings

Museum record: NA.502.53 | ca. 1983 | L: 1.5 in, width: 1.125 in | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. German silver with Peyote bird motif. | NA.502.53A&B.JPG | NA.502.53.JPG | peyote bird motif | earrings | German | silver | Ginger Otipoby | Comanche

NA.203.1176
necklace | string | shell | ...
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Exhibit notes: Tribe:Unknown Date:Unknown Object:Necklace

Museum record: NA.203.1176 | L: 17 in | on Original tag: RW Leche #10- necklace, old Santa Dopmingo of shell and turquoise 2805 | Dress and Adornment; Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Shell Wampum (heishi) and formed from shell triangulate, inlayed beads strung on twilled cord and knotted at center back. From center back there is 8" of shell wampum (heishi) and then six shaped and inlayed beads,traingulate shaped with a white/pink base shell and inlayed with turquoise chips and black stone. Same on both sides. There is about 1 1/2 inch of heishi seperating each triangulate bead. Center bead is made from white/pink shell and inlayed with turquiose chips and a strip of white and black stone on lower center. Spoon shaped. On back is written "750". | na.203.1176.jpg | necklace | string | shell | turquoise | inlay

NA.203.282
Southwest | bracelet | silve...
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Exhibit notes: Tribe:Southwestern tribe Date:Unknown Object:bracelet

Museum record: NA.203.282 | width: .5 in, L: 3 in | Gift of Mrs. Frank D. Oastler | Dress and Adornment - Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Bracelet - silver, four twisted bands with three large turquoise pieces alternated with two smaller pieces, 5 pieces total. | NA.203.282.JPG | na.203.282.jpg | bracelet | silver | turquoise | Southwest